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dispersal mechanism

dispersal mechanism The characteristic adaptation for dispersal which forms part of the reproductive strategy of many slow-moving or sessile organisms. It is most characteristic of the dispersal of spores, seeds, and fruit from plants, but is also found in other organisms, especially for the dispersal of larvae. Typical examples are the hooked seeds and fruits that attach themselves to the coats of animals.

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dispersal mechanism

dispersal mechanism The characteristic adaptation for dispersal which forms part of the reproductive strategy of many slow-moving or sessile organisms. It is most characteristic of the dispersal of spores, seeds, and fruit from plants, but is found in other organisms, especially for the dispersal of larvae. Typical examples are the hooked seeds and fruits that attach themselves to the coats of animals.

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dispersal mechanism

dispersal mechanism Characteristic adaptation for dispersal which forms part of the reproductive strategy of many slow-moving or sessile organisms.

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"dispersal mechanism." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Retrieved August 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/dispersal-mechanism-1